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Lewis and Clark Blood Services Region

The resources on these pages provide current information for media professionals to share with their audiences. We invite members of the press to use this information or to contact our communications staff for additional statistics, commentary on current issues, or to arrange interviews with staff experts.

 

Additional Resources

  • National Media Resources Center
    Visit the American Red Cross National Media Resource Center for the latest press releases and other information to help share stories about the Red Cross mission.

  • Blood Facts and Statistics
    Facts about blood, the donation process, blood components, testing, the need for blood and the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • History of Blood Transfusion
    A pictorial timeline highlighting significant moments in the history of transfusion from the 1600s to the present

 

Media Contact

If you have questions or would like to schedule a media interview, please contact:

Tammy Nakamura, External Communications Manager 
385-249-4036 (c) | 801-327-8122 (o)

 

 

 

 
August 25, 2016
Your platelet donation is significant. Read this story about Robyn.  http://www.redcross.org/news/article/Donate-Platelets-to-Help-Patients-Like-Five-Year-Old-Robyn
August 25, 2016
  (Aug. 25) — Students, staff, alumni and fans of Weber State University and Utah State University will roll up their sleeves and donate blood for the annual blood battle between the two schools. “The school with the most blood donations will have bragging rights for a full year,...
August 25, 2016
    (Aug. 24, 2016) – The American Red Cross and Sport Clips Haircuts are teaming up to offer a free haircut coupon to those who come out to donate blood or platelets during September.  
July 26, 2016
While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the...
July 14, 2016
  Beloved volunteer retires from Red Cross Jo Smith has volunteered for 30 years  
July 14, 2016
SALT LAKE CITY, July 14, 2016 — The American Red Cross and Music Saves Lives are working to increase blood donations this spring and summer by offering free access passes to the Music Saves Lives VIP area at the Vans Warped Tour to all those who come to give blood at participating blood...
July 6, 2016
The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood and platelets, urging all eligible donors to give now to replenish an extremely low summer blood supply.
June 21, 2016
Special blood drive held in honor of West Jordan Police Officer Cory Jensen West Jordan police, firefighters and community encouraged to give blood
May 25, 2016
  Stan Voshell visits the American Red Cross Boise blood donation center more than once a month to donate platelets. On Wednesday, May 25, he donated platelets again and reached a milestone total of 50 gallons having donated 400 times. Voshell began donating blood to help a co-worker who had a...
May 25, 2016
  The American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to choose their day to give and help ensure blood is available for patients all summer long during its annual summer awareness campaign, sponsored by Suburban Propane.